Barbara White

Phone: (603) 862-2461
Office: Occupational Therapy, Hewitt Hall Rm 117, Durham, NH 03824
Barbara Prudhomme White, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy


  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • B.S., University of Minnesota

Courses Taught

  • INCO 710: Intro to McNair Research
  • INCO 790: Rsrch Exp/Occupational Therapy
  • OT 513: Stressed Out Lab
  • OT 695: Independent Study
  • OT 741: Human Occupation
  • OT 791: Senior Honors Thesis
  • OT 886: Engagement in Research

Selected Publications

White, B. P., Wilcox, J., Kresge, B. P., & Couture, L. (2016). Comparing quality of life, stress perception and quality of social networks in a community-based brain injury program.. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 20(1).

Mulligan, S., White, B. P., & Arthanat, S. (2014). An Examination of Occupation-Based, Client-Centered, Evidence-Based Occupational Therapy Practices in New Hampshire. OTJR-OCCUPATION PARTICIPATION AND HEALTH, 34(2), 106-116. doi:10.3928/15394492-20140226-01

White, B. P. (2014). The Perceived Stress Scale for Children: A Pilot Study in a Sample of 153 Children. Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health, 2, 000.

White, B. P., Ma, A., & Whitney, D. (2014). Relationships among occupation/activity patterns, health and stress perceptions, and life orientation in well adults. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2(4), 5.

White, B. P., Schneider, M., Ma, A., & White, T. A. (2013). The effects of yoga on incarcerated individuals' self perception of life orientation (optimism/pessimism), perceived stress, and self efficacy. International Journal of Yoga and Allied Sciences, 2(2), 82-90.

Mulligan, S., & White, B. P. (2012). Sensory and Motor Behaviors of Infant Siblings of Children With and Without Autism. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(5), 556-566. doi:10.5014/ajot.2012.004077

White, B. P., Mulligan, S., Merrill, K., & Wright, J. (2007). An Examination of the Relationships Between Motor and Process Skills and Scores on the Sensory Profile. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(2), 154-160. doi:10.5014/ajot.61.2.154

White, B. P., Becker-Blease, K. A., & Grace-Bishop, K. (2006). Stimulant Medication Use, Misuse, and Abuse in an Undergraduate and Graduate Student Sample. Journal of American College Health, 54(5), 261-268. doi:10.3200/jach.54.5.261-268

White, B. P., Gunnar, M. R., Larson, M. C., Donzella, B., & Barr, R. G. (2000). Behavioral and Physiological Responsivity, Sleep, and Patterns of Daily Cortisol Production in Infants with and without Colic. Child Development, 71(4), 862-877. doi:10.1111/1467-8624.00196

Larson, M. C., White, B. P., Cochran, A., Donzella, B., & Gunnar, M. (1998). Dampening of the cortisol response to handling at 3 months in human infants and its relation to sleep, circadian cortisol activity, and behavioral distress. Developmental Psychobiology, 33(4), 327-337. doi:10.1002/(sici)1098-2302(199812)33:4<327::aid-dev4>;2-e

Most Cited Publications